Cost of Living Comparison Between Macao and Chongqing 

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Cost of Living in Chongqing is 49.6% lower than in Macao (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chongqing is 56.6% lower than in Macao
Rent Prices in Chongqing are 71.4% lower than in Macao
Restaurant Prices in Chongqing are 56.8% lower than in Macao
Groceries Prices in Chongqing are 47.4% lower than in Macao
Local Purchasing Power in Chongqing is 33.5% lower than in Macao
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Restaurants
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 52.50 P
(46.42 ¥)
22.62 P
(20.00 ¥)
     -56.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 P
(397.86 ¥)
135.73 P
(120.00 ¥)
     -69.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 P
(44.21 ¥)
45.24 P
(40.00 ¥)
     -9.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 38.00 P
(33.60 ¥)
7.92 P
(7.00 ¥)
     -79.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 46.50 P
(41.11 ¥)
18.10 P
(16.00 ¥)
     -61.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.80 P
(31.65 ¥)
24.51 P
(21.67 ¥)
     -31.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.24 P
(4.64 ¥)
3.39 P
(3.00 ¥)
     -35.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.19 P
(3.70 ¥)
2.32 P
(2.06 ¥)
     -44.5 %
Markets
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 79.91 P
(70.66 ¥)
58.11 P
(51.37 ¥)
     -27.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.98 P
(16.78 ¥)
8.71 P
(7.70 ¥)
     -54.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.62 P
(7.62 ¥)
3.76 P
(3.33 ¥)
     -56.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 25.97 P
(22.96 ¥)
15.61 P
(13.80 ¥)
     -39.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 67.00 P
(59.24 ¥)
48.03 P
(42.47 ¥)
     -28.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 26.24 P
(23.20 ¥)
11.70 P
(10.34 ¥)
     -55.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 56.22 P
(49.70 ¥)
43.92 P
(38.83 ¥)
     -21.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.87 P
(12.26 ¥)
6.06 P
(5.35 ¥)
     -56.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.79 P
(10.43 ¥)
5.35 P
(4.73 ¥)
     -54.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.87 P
(12.26 ¥)
5.32 P
(4.70 ¥)
     -61.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.54 P
(9.32 ¥)
3.43 P
(3.03 ¥)
     -67.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 13.10 P
(11.59 ¥)
2.65 P
(2.34 ¥)
     -79.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.83 P
(10.46 ¥)
3.93 P
(3.47 ¥)
     -66.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 13.43 P
(11.87 ¥)
3.39 P
(3.00 ¥)
     -74.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9.69 P
(8.56 ¥)
4.28 P
(3.79 ¥)
     -55.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 99.00 P
(87.53 ¥)
50.90 P
(45.00 ¥)
     -48.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.67 P
(8.55 ¥)
8.85 P
(7.83 ¥)
     -8.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.50 P
(13.70 ¥)
17.64 P
(15.60 ¥)
     +13.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 P
(44.21 ¥)
22.62 P
(20.00 ¥)
     -54.8 %
Transportation
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 P
(5.30 ¥)
2.26 P
(2.00 ¥)
     -62.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 180.00 P
(159.14 ¥)
203.59 P
(180.00 ¥)
     +13.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 19.00 P
(16.80 ¥)
11.31 P
(10.00 ¥)
     -40.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 P
(14.23 ¥)
4.10 P
(3.62 ¥)
     -74.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 P
(106.10 ¥)
22.62 P
(20.00 ¥)
     -81.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 53.68 P
(47.46 ¥)
36.85 P
(32.58 ¥)
     -31.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 206,000.00 P
(182,131.90 ¥)
197,254.84 P
(174,400.00 ¥)
     -4.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 251,276.69 P
(222,162.63 ¥)
141,267.95 P
(124,900.00 ¥)
     -43.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 783.11 P
(692.38 ¥)
311.47 P
(275.38 ¥)
     -60.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 204.83 P
(181.10 ¥)
103.49 P
(91.50 ¥)
     -49.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 249.29 P
(220.40 ¥)
75.21 P
(66.50 ¥)
     -69.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 700.00 P
(618.89 ¥)
109.33 P
(96.67 ¥)
     -84.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.67 P
(23.58 ¥)
50.90 P
(45.00 ¥)
     +90.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 118.00 P
(104.33 ¥)
39.59 P
(35.00 ¥)
     -66.5 %
Childcare
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,750.00 P
(5,083.78 ¥)
2,827.62 P
(2,500.00 ¥)
     -50.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 99,166.67 P
(87,676.77 ¥)
226,209.68 P
(200,000.00 ¥)
     +128.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 549.50 P
(485.83 ¥)
320.46 P
(283.33 ¥)
     -41.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 295.00 P
(260.82 ¥)
197.74 P
(174.83 ¥)
     -33.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 681.25 P
(602.32 ¥)
584.00 P
(516.33 ¥)
     -14.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 816.67 P
(722.04 ¥)
553.76 P
(489.60 ¥)
     -32.2 %
Rent Per Month
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,725.00 P
(7,714.08 ¥)
2,737.14 P
(2,420.00 ¥)
     -68.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,071.43 P
(6,252.10 ¥)
1,960.48 P
(1,733.33 ¥)
     -72.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,687.50 P
(13,869.88 ¥)
6,032.26 P
(5,333.33 ¥)
     -61.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,428.57 P
(12,756.81 ¥)
2,639.11 P
(2,333.33 ¥)
     -81.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,982.99 P
(7,942.18 ¥)
2,994.13 P
(2,647.22 ¥)
     -66.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,481.52 P
(6,614.67 ¥)
1,165.29 P
(1,030.27 ¥)
     -84.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Macao Edit Chongqing Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,500.00 P
(19,893.05 ¥)
6,493.19 P
(5,740.86 ¥)
     -71.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 4.62      +60.4 %
Last update: May 2024April 2024
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